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The Celestial Realm

The Celestial Realm

Rock / Progressive Rock/Atmospheric Soundscapes/Instrumen / Progressive Rock /Celestial Music/Celtic/Classical Bremerton, WA  US
Forest Of Wonder,Suite
Forest Of Wonder,Suite
Celestial Jams Pt.s1 & 2
Celestial Jams Pt.s1 & 2
Walking on Mountain Tops
Walking on Mountain Tops
The House On The Rock
The House On The Rock
Upon The Surface Of The Deep
Upon The Surface Of The Deep


  • 2012

    Sep 14

    Union, WA, US | 7:00pm

    I'm Looking Forward To Playing At The Deli Again - We Should Have A Fun Night Of Some Serious Jams - I Hope To See You There ! Michael Porter

  • 2011

    Sep 30

    Union, WA, US | 7:00pm

    Missy G & The Realm Will Be Making Our First Appearance As A Band - In Union - At The The Union Square Deli - This Will Be A Fun Evening Of Country Rock Both Original & Covers & Some Of My Celtic/ Prog Songs & Of Course A Nice Hard Rock Jam With Host Robert Poole - Will Certainly Be In Order Afterwards - Hope To See You There - Thanks Michael

  • 2011

    Jul 2

    Hoodsport, WA, US | 1:00pm

    I'll Be Playing With Some Friends At The Hoodsport Coffee Company - The Venue Is Right On U.S.101 In Hoodsport - We Will Be Playing Outside [Weather Permitting] - This Will Be My 3rd Time Playing There - Randy & Susan Are Awesome Hosts & Ready To Serve Some Great Coffee - With Rocky & Melissa & John - We Will Be Able To Cover A Wide Range Of Styles For The Majority Who Attend - Hope To See You There!

  • 2011

    Jun 29

    Union, WA, US | 8:00pm

    I Will Be The Featured Artist Once Again - With Friend Rocky - Backing Me On Acoustic & Electric Guitar - We Will Do Some Songs We Rehearsed &[Both Original & Cover Songs] & As Usual, I'll Save Some Reserve Energy For The Jam Afterwards With My Friend Robbie On Rhythm Guitar/Lead Vocals & Steve On Slide Guitar & Whom Ever Else Wants To Join Us On Stage - We Have Lots Of Fun &Incredible Chemistry & The Audience Usually Catches That Vibe & Grooves With Us Also ! Hopefully We'll See You There! Thanks Michael

  • 2011

    May 11

    Union, WA, US | 8:00pm

    It's Robert Poole's Birthday - So Those Of Us Musicians & Friends That Know & Love Robbie Are Going To Help Robbie Celebrate His Birthday With A Nice Old Fashioned Jam Out Night - Be There If You Can ! Keep Rock N On ! Michael


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  • The Celestial Realm (Artist)
    The Celestial Realm
    On March,1,2014, We Began Recording The Next Celestial Realm Cd , "The Departing", With Bruce Whitcomb, On Bass & Engineering, Tim Roberge On Drums & Me On Electric ...
  • the johnnie squizzercrow experiment (Artist)
    the johnnie squizzerc...
    excellent, fascinating tunes! nicely!
  • Chuck Brunicardi (Artist)
    Chuck Brunicardi
    "Forest of Wonder" celestial beauty...inspired work...all best wishes...
  • Binary DNA (Artist)
    Binary DNA
    Fantastic work guys! really enjoying your tunes tonight. Love the Celtic feel of some of your tunes. All the best :)
  • Nim-Raw (Artist)
    keep rollin
  • TE Fireoved (Artist)
    TE Fireoved
    ~Great to see you on RN sharing your talent! ~Peace & love with respect and success to you!



Michael R. Porter

Electric Guitar

Bruce Whitcomb



Sounds Like: Phil Keaggy, Steve Hackett, Roine Stolt [The Flower Kings], Andy Powell [Wishbone Ash], David Gilmour

Label: Arcade Records/ Red Arrow Records - Tumwater, Washington

Manager: Michael R. Porter

Bio: I Started Playing Guitar Back In 1967 & I Studied Most Of The Great Players From Back In "The Day" , I Learned Acoustic Guitar & Bass Licks From My Fave Players , Like Jack Cassady [Jefferson Airplane], Jack Bruce , Noel Redding ,John Lodge [Moody Blues ], Greg Lake, Chris Squire To Name A Fe...See Full Bio

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6-27-2014, We Finished Another 6 Hour Recording Session Laying Down Rhythm Tracks For The Song "Band Of Angels",4 Down 4 To Go ,I Posted Pix


“The Celestial Realm's New Album, " Forest Of Wonder", Is Now Available On ReverbNation - The Album Is About Old Growth Forests & Eagles & Mountains - It Is Timeless,Peaceful,Inspirational,Every Song Is Different & Full Of Spiritual Energy - The Genre's Range From Progressive Rock To Celtic/Classical Folk & Jam Out Guitar Rock - Featuring Missy G, On Lead Vocals , Flute Solos From Mark Lewis & Guitar Solos & E BOW Solos From Me - We Recorded It At Arcade Recording In Olympia ,Washington , With Bruce Whitcomb, Engineering,Mixing,& Producing Us - We Have Received Lots Of Favorable Reviews So far - From New Fans & Friends & Family All Over The World - Thank You For Visiting Our Musical Realm & We Hope You Enjoy Our Original Style Of Celestial Music - In The Meanwhile,Keep Rock N On ! Peace - Michael Porter”

— Michael Porter, Forest Of Wonder

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Q: How many hours a day did you practice when you first started and also...now that you're in the recording studio?

A: I Originally Started Learning Bass Guitar & Acoustic Guitar Back In The Late 60's & I Used To Practice An Average Of 6 -8 Hours A Day - Now I Practice 1- 2 Hours A Day - For Individual Practice & 2-3 Hours For Band Practice , Thank You For Asking - Michael Porter

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